Someone on LiveJournal posted a link to The Panopticon today. It's fabulous. I giggled. It totally needed to be shared.
Thanks, that was a fun read.
Knit away, knit away
"They say best men are moulded out of faults; and, for the most, become much more the better for being a little bad." William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
Franklin's blog is hands-down my favorite. I only recently started reading it, but he is absolutely hilarious. He's also done a commentary on the Cast On podcast, which I listen to religiously. He wrote that he's preparing another commentary for the podcast, so I'm looking forward to hearing that.
"Hatred does not end by hatred; hatred ends by love. This is the eternal law." - Buddha
What a hoot! The thing I find the most funny of all about the whole sissy/woman vs. man domestic arts put-on is that my extended family consists of way more women than it does men--and only one woman out of all of them knows how to knit. Whenver I ask around the family, it turns out that it's only me and one aunt. My sisters don't even cook that well. (Ugh! I'm glad they won't be reading this.)
I think that during adolescence when a person is going through their identity problems, some of this tribalism is understandable. But it just seems #$%*@&! in adults.